Keystone WR Hearing From Duke

Two years ago Father Judge High School pulled off a stunning upset in the Philadelphia Catholic League Championship game over St. Joseph's Prep with the help of wide receiver Tom Ryan. Since then he has matured and continued to refine his game and is now getting looks from colleges because of that physical ability and winning attitude.

Tom Ryan, a 6-foot-3, 190-pound wide receiver from Philadelphia, Pa., ended his junior season as one of the most productive players in the Philadelphia Catholic League. At this point he has a group of five schools recruiting him the most heavily and talked about them with Scout.com in a recent interview.

"Right now most of my contact has been with Maryland, Rutgers, Penn, Penn State and Duke," Ryan said. "I've been out to three of those schools and am going down to Penn this weekend for a visit."

Rutgers - "I went to their game against South Florida and I had a ton of fun storming the field after the game. The atmosphere was really nice and it was cool to see how loud the crowd got there. Rutgers is very close to home, I like the campus a lot and the coaching staff came by the school a week ago to meet with me."

Duke - "I saw them play Wake Forest this year and had a good time there as well. The campus is very old school with a lot of older buildings and I liked that about it. They threw the ball a lot that game, so as a wide receiver that was obviously fun for me to watch and I like their offense a lot."

Maryland - "Well, I picked two great games to go to this season because I went to the game against Boston College that they won and I got to storm the field there as well. It was probably my favorite visit because I grew up a big fan of the Terrapins. I love their passing game and like the intermediate routes they run a lot. The atmosphere was very friendly and the fan support is great there."

As a junior, Ryan caught 33 passes for 586 yards and seven touchdowns. He also caught a two-point conve


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